Biorefinery Concept Based on Gamma-Valerolactone/Water Fractionation

  • Huy Ma, Yibo Borrega Sabate, +4 authors Herbert Sixta
  • Published 2017


This work describes a novel biorefinery concept based on the fractionation of woody biomass in a γ-valerolactone (GVL)/H2O binary mixture. Eucalyptus Globulus wood can be effectively fractionated in a single step into its principal components without the addition of any catalyst or additives. The pulp fraction, characterized by high yield, high cellulose… (More)


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